Metals, Oxidative Stress, and Brain Biology

D. I. Finkelstein, T. Lynch, S. Wilkins, R. A. Cherny, A. I. Bush

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Biometals are vital for life, but are also potentially dangerous. A complex system of checks and balances exists for using these elements in the normal biology of the brain. When there is a perturbation in the balance, oxidative stress occurs. Oxidative stress has been implicated in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. © 2007

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Stress
PublisherAcademic Press
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9780123739476
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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